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The science of iOS 7's parallax effect

The science of iOS 7's parallax effect

One of the subtle, but cool features of iOS 7 is the parallax effect that gives on-screen elements a sense of depth and movement as you tilt your phone. In a recent article, Macworld's Marco Tabini examines the science behind the visual technology.

Tabini boils it down to our perception of perspective, input from the iPhone's MEMS gyroscope and some fancy programming to hold it all together. You can read more about the science underlying this technology in the Macworld article.



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One of the subtle, but cool features of iOS 7 is the parallax effect that gives on-screen elements a sense of depth and movement as you...